Do the ‘Marlin Shake’

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Rio Ziegler Community Editor Grab a mob of friends, a camera and do the Harlem Shake! You may become the next YouTube sensation or at least have a blast dressing up in crazy costumes and dancing wildly. Virginia Wesleyan students crowded in front of the John Wesley Statue at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 21 to Read More

Senior helps coordinate Special Olympics

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Kaci Parker Staff Writer Senior Kefentse Budd has found his calling in one of the most selfless ways possible: volunteering. It all started when he was exposed through a recreational field work class which required him to complete seven volunteer hours a week. He took it upon himself to make a trip to the Community Read More

‘STI’ scare prompts need for education

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Steven Bond Staff Writer and Olivia Birmingham Staff Writer steven Bond Staff Writer and Olivia Birmingham Staff Writer The sexually transmitted infection (STI) scare in Kellam was nothing more than an unconfirmed rumor, however, it has opened the door for conversation and education. Many students and staff agree that there needs to be more awareness Read More

Intoxicated

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Alex Tatum Staff Writer Wesleyan is no exception to nationwide presence and use of illegal substances and alcohol on college campuses. We take a look into what policies are being broken here and the actions that are taken against violators. In popular media, consuming large quantities of alcohol, partying to the point of being incoherent Read More

Tide tracks toward beach

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The Virginia Beach City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday to begin research on expanding The Norfolk Tide light rail system into Virginia Beach. The ordinance addressed issues of financial planning and rider research for The Tide. Hampton Roads officials think it necessary and wise to take the newest form of Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Read More

Chapel covenant in place

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Thomas Mills Photo Editor For the past two months, Greek organizations at Virginia Wesleyan College have been patiently waiting for a decision regarding their usage of the chapel. On Feb. 1, they received a verdict from Chaplain Greg West. “I have a proposed agreement,” said West. “With the goal of forming a task force of Read More

Armstrong’s ballsy move

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Jill Reynolds Sports Editor Athletic hero and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong has come clean. After denying accusations of using banned performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) for over a decade, Armstrong recently admitted to doping throughout his career. “Thirteen years he lived a lie,” said Athletic Director Joanne Renn. “For thirteen years, I was in awe of Read More

Freshmen girls plan to make a comeback

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Bre Muir Sports Editor As the underdogs of every match during their 2012 season, the Marlins finished with an overall record of 3-15 and an Old Dominion Athletic Conference record of 2-8. “Last season we had five girls and during every match we would be down 0 to 2 automatically because our roster wasn’t big Read More

‘HarBowl’ hassel

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Guy Hatch Staff Writer Sept. 23, 1962, Jackie and Jack Harbaugh became proud parents of their eldest son John. Fifteen months later, they gave birth to a second son, Jim. Both boys would eventually make NFL history as they went head-to-head in Super Bowl XLVII, terming this year’s game the “HarBowl.” “I’m sure the family Read More

Training ground

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BRE MUIR Sports Editor A tense atmosphere filled the Jane P. Batten Center on Feb. 2, as the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins took on the Emory & Henry Wasps on the hard wood. In both the first and second half, the Marlins outscored the Wasps. Senior Forward and current ODAC Athlete of the Week, Chris Astorga, Read More